theculturetrip.com is one of the leading and most popular online platforms which operates in travel, entertainment, and media. It specializes in creating unique and exclusive stories about a place, the people residing there and its culture. It has a global network of well-experienced and creative editorial teams and freelance creators who tell stories about various locations spread across the world. These stories are a perfect amalgamation of articles, photographs, videos, illustrations, and animation.
The prime focus of theculturetrip.com is to inspire people to plan trips, break their cultural boundaries, and connect with the world not explored by them. They aim to bring the world closer to everyone.
Dr. Kris Naudts incorporated the concept of Culture Trip and finally, in the year 2015, he secured the initial funding of $2 million, and in the year 2016, the startup received ‘Series A’ funding of $20 million by PPF Group. Since its inception, the startup grew rapidly and expanded with a strong customer base of 4 million to 20 million unique monthly visitors, app downloads increased from 50,000 to more than 2 million, and cross-platform social followers increased from 1 million to 8 million. Since 2016, the videos on the website have been viewed more than 2 billion times. In the year 2018, it secured another funding injection of $80 million.
The online portal has feathers in its cap for delivering the most inspirational content and the growing impact of its articles. It was named ‘One of the fastest-growing companies to watch’ by Forbes and was selected as ‘App of the Day’ by Apple in the UK.